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6 Reasons to Get Better at Leading Meetings

Most people see meetings as a burden, a waste of time, or a general annoyance. But meetings aren’t going away. The good news is that leaders have the opportunity to significantly improve how meetings are run at your company, which could boost your influence and your career.<p>A recent study, published …

The anatomy of a great meeting

Want to ensure your meetings are always effective and never a waste of time?<p>Using the infographic above, answer a few basic questions to determine if …

A 12-Step Program for Recovering Product Managers

I frequently hear from Product Managers that want to break the vicious cycle of the Feature Factory. You know it’s wrong for your team, and your …

52 behaviors of highly successful people

1. They don't rationalize or trivialize failure — and stop themselves when they are tempted to make excuses.<p>2. They have an off switch. They know how to enjoy the moment, relax, and enjoy what they have in their life already.<p>3. They don't confuse their job with their identity.<p>4. They are more …

The ‘Squat Jackup’ May Be Your New Favorite Cardio Workout

This 3-exercise bodyweight flow will burn a ton of calories and help you get in great shape<p>Whether you’re stuck inside, you’re on the road, or you absolutely can’t stand pounding the pavement, you’ll love this no-run cardio complex.<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director calls it the “squat jackup,” and it …

The One Exercise You Should Do Before Every Single Workout

It'll open up your hips, ankles, and upper back, and activate your core and glutes—all so you can perform your best<p>Warmups are important. They improve your range of motion, reduce your risk of injury, and prime your muscles so that you can perform at your absolute best.<p>But what if we told you that …

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The Neuroscience of Superfluidity

Consciousness means "the state of being awake and aware of one's surroundings." Since the days of René Descartes and John Locke, philosophers have …

The Role of a Product Manager

I was reading Ben Horowitz’s book last week, and a section on integrating new team members and setting expectations jumped out to me. Particularly …

How You Can Manage Email Like a Millionaire (5 Simple Rules)

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to "inbox zero" every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Barbecue Sauce Recipe: North Carolina Vinegar Sauce

Comments<p>01<p><b>Wilfred Reinke says</b><br>I am slowly learning about the different sauces,styles and their roots. this was really interesting to me. I passed this …

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blog posts and research articles

Steelcase’s newest Learning and Innovation Center in Munich gives employees and visitors a firsthand view of how Steelcase is using space to learn, …

How Culture Shapes the Office

A version of this article appeared in the May 2013 issue of <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.

Retail Applications for LEDs

Ambient lighting and highlighting are both needed in retail spaces, and in light of recent technological advances, LEDs can now provide both. Does …